- Duration of Kerala Holiday Package: 8 days
- Destinations Covered: Cochin, Eravikulam, Kumarakom, Trivandrum.
Day 1: Cochin. Arrive to Cochin where our travel executives transfer you to the hotel for an overnight stay.
Day 2: Cochin - Munnar. Morning Sightseeing Tour of Fort Cochin. Cochin, the city area with remnants of the various influences of the historical port of India. Also Visit St Francis Church, where Vasco De Gama was first buried, Chinese fishing nets, Mattancherry Palace with well preserved fresco paintings and the oldest Synagogue in the Commonwealth. After lunch drive 120kms (3hrs) to Munnar, a breathtakingly beautiful hill resort situated in the cradle of tea plantations, stretching in all directions.
Day 3: Eravikulam - Periyar. Morning free for trekking with a naturalist in Eravikulam wildlife sanctuary with a wide range of birds too. Enjoy trekking and the sanctuary, home to the endangered Nilgiri Thar, a rare species of mountain goat. After lunch take a scenic drive to Periyar (110kms/2.5hrs), a part of the Project Tiger scheme and also home to large herds of elephants, bison and deer. Overnight stay in Periyar.
Day 4: Kumarakom. Take an early morning boat ride and visit the various spice plantations where cardamom, nutmeg and pepper are grown in Periyar. After lunch drive through lush agricultural areas down the hills to reach Kumarakom. Kumarakom, a Backwater Destination, is home to the Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary. Take a boat ride at sunset to see the birds relaxing at night. Overnight stay in Kumarakom.
Day 5: Kumarakom. Morning is free to explore the local area or just relax amidst the verdant surroundings. At noon your houseboat will pick you up at the resort and you will embark on a remarkable journey through the coconut palmed canals. Your houseboat crew will take care of your every need, cook you delicious Kerala food and show you the places of interest on route.
Day 6: Alleppey - Kovalam. In the morning you will reach Alleppey. After breakfast you leave the houseboat and drive 4hrs to Kovalam Beach. You can enjoy lazing out at the tranquil beach or at the Ayurvedic Beach Resort where you can go for a whole body, mind and soul rejuvenation.
Days 7-8: Trivandrum. In the evening you are transferred to the Trivandrum airport for your onward flight to the desired destination or your way back home.
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